By SARA RUBERG The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has awarded the Town of Caroga a $60,989 grant to fund the town’s boat decontamination and inspection programs for three years. The southern Adirondack town was one of 41 grant … [Read more...] about Caroga wins grant to decontaminate boats
By MICHAEL VIRTANEN New York’s Legislature has voted to extend Department of Environmental Conservation authority to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species, though the measure doesn’t contain the statutory provision sought by environmental … [Read more...] about State lawmakers vote to extend invasive species protections
By Tim Rowland Lake George is separated from Lake Champlain by just over two miles of waterfalls on the La Chute River, which tumbles through the one-time mill town of Ticonderoga, a word loosely translated to mean “where the waters meet.” As Town of … [Read more...] about An open door for invaders on Lake George?
By Janet Reynolds Last year marked the first time in ten years that the number of lakes in the Adirondack Park where aquatic invasive species were found did not increase. “This is very exciting. It means our prevention efforts are working,” said … [Read more...] about Battle against invasive species continues in Adirondack waters
There’s an urgency to “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Great Lakes reporter Dan Egan that reminds us there is still time to protect the fresh lakes and streams in the Adirondark Park. The book chronicles years of … [Read more...] about Great Lakes Author Dan Egan talks about invasive species
Asian longhorned beetle and emerald ash borer poised to decimate Adirondack forests. By Judith Harper and Phil Brown Exotic insects have invaded the Adirondacks before. Since the 1960s, the beech-scale insect has devastated the region’s beech … [Read more...] about Invaders at our door